Book events

BATON ROUGE

Monday

  • BOOK CLUB: 10:30 a.m., EBR Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road. The Morning Book Club will discuss “The Power Trip” by Jackie Collins.

Tuesday

  • BOOK CLUB: Noon, EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The Mystery Lovers Book Club will discuss mysteries set in Canada.
  • GENEALOGY CLASS: 7 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. An in-depth genealogy class exploring HeritageQuest, a library database with several genealogy collections, including census records.
  • BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. JCR Historical Society Book Club will discuss “Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love” by Dava Sobel. (225) 756-1180.

Wednesday

  • ADVOCATE ARCHIVES: 7-9 p.m., EBR Main Library, Technology Lab, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The library’s Advocate Historical Newspaper database is home to millions of pages of full scans of Baton Rouge and New Orleans newspapers from 1832 to 1996. Learn how to search and sort the information. Call (225) 231-3751 to register.

Thursday

  • BOOK CLUB: 1:30 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The Historical Novel Book Club will discuss “Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain.
  • BOOK CLUB: 7 p.m., EBR Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. The Book Friends Club will discuss what everyone is reading.

Saturday

  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN GENEALOGY: 10:30 a.m., EBR Main Library, Technology Lab, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. An adults-only class focused on resources to help research African-American ancestry. Learn techniques to search special records collections.
  • BOOK CLUB: 3 p.m., EBR Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway. The Scotlandville Branch Book Club will discuss “The Melody Lingers On” by Mary Higgins Clark.

LAFAYETTE

Tuesday

  • BOOK CLUB: 6:30 p.m., Lafayette South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. The Science Fiction Book Club will discuss “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak.
  • BOOK TALKS: 6:30 p.m. Lafayette Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. Bayou State Book Talks presents Zachary Richard, author of “The Legend of L’il Red.”